Roach, Charles Corbett
Birth: Thursday, May 09, 1946 in Houston, Texas
Residence: St. Inigoes, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the age of 69
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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CWO4 Charles Corbett Roach, USN (Ret.), 69, of St. Inigoes, MD, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Charles was born on May 9, 1946 in Houston, TX to Mary Burkhardt Roach and the late Hollis L. Roach.
In 1965, Charles proudly entered the United States Navy and dedicated over 32 years of service before his retirement and honorable discharge in 1997 as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. After retiring from the Navy, he was employed by the Department of Defense as the Deputy Director of A.I.M.D.
On April 1, 1989, Charles married his beloved wife, Karen Ann Keeney in Virginia Beach, VA. Together they celebrated over 26 wonderful years of marriage.
Charles was an avid hunter and fisherman, skilled wood crafter, making many unique and one of a kind shadow boxes. Charles enjoyed helping others and volunteered with Christmas in April and the Calvert Marine Museum. Charles was a member of the VFW Post 2632, Sanner's Lake Gun Club, Certified NRA Range Officer and Instructor, and Certified Hunter Safety Instructor, and American Motorcycle Club Member.
In addition to his beloved wife, Charles is also survived by his children, Les Roach and his significant other, Tammy Hildreth of Pepperell, MA, Kim Garrett and her husband, Bonn Garrett III of Virginia Beach, VA, and Trina Jacobs and her significant other, David Peak, Jr. of St. Inigoes, MD; his siblings, Larry Roach of Pinehurst, TX and Lawrence Roach of Wallis, TX; his grandchildren, Brianna Church, Grayson Garrett , Cameron Beausoleil, and Ryan Beausoleil; and his great granddaughter, Raelinn Beausoleil. In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Mackey.
Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Memorial Contribution may be made to Sanner's Lake Gun Club, P.O. Box 1300, Lexington Park, MD 20653 and Christmas in April, P.O. Box 705, Hollywood, MD 20636. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.